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Kathe Kollwitz Museum

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A Moving Must

Even though the museum can be hard to find (you have to go through a shopping passage (or a bank... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2019
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must see........

A moving experience of the most extraordinary art work from this passionate, earthy and honest... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2019
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Neumarkt 18 - 24 | Neumarkt Passage, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2272899
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

Even though the museum can be hard to find (you have to go through a shopping passage (or a bank) to reach the elevator which takes you up to the top floor....), it is more than worth the effort. On the one hand you get...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Zubkow
Reviewed April 21, 2019

A moving experience of the most extraordinary art work from this passionate, earthy and honest artist: the gallery space is well used, respecting the contribution Kollwitz makes to art: very helpful and knowledgable staff Team.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JazzBirdFriston
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This museum devotes half its space to Käthe Kollwitz (a themed, curated selection of some of her drawings, sculptures and etchings, supplemented by photographs by other people to provide context); the other half of the museum space is dedicated to a changing exhibition focusing on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vegetarian L
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Love Kathe Kollwitz’s artwork so was excited to visit this gallery. A large collection of her work is on display, mainly drawing and printmaking with some sculpture. Ask for the English copy of the exhibition text as this is a must read about the historical...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dustyboy20
Reviewed June 17, 2018

I've always loved Käthe Kollwitz artworks, so the museum was a must-do for me while being in Cologne. I was astonished by the size of the collection - at first, seeing the hidden elevator I expected a way smaller museum. However, the exhibition space is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Magda S
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I've always been a Kathe Kollwitz fan, and enjoyed my visit to this little gem. Although the collection is rather small, you won't be inundated by crowds making it a much more enjoyable experience. It's a modern bright clean space more representative of a gallery,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

If you are already familiar with this artist, you know how moving her work is. A first-rate collection which is sort of hidden inside a mall (look for the banners outside the building on the Neumarkt) - take the elevator inside.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We visited this museum as the last stop on a study trip with the South and East Museums Federation and were astonished by the extent of the collection - it was amazing to be able to look at several different versions of iconic artworks and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alison G
Reviewed December 31, 2017

The museum is, surprisingly, located on the top floor of one of the malls of the Neumarkt shopping centre. It contains a very good collection of Kaethe Kollwitz's work . She was a significant figure in early German 20th century art . Her depiction of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank ALISON H
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This museum is a must see if visiting Cologne and interested in twentieth century art. This is a beautiful collection of prints, artwork and sculptures by Kathe Kollwitz. I became acquainted with her work about 10 years ago when I was privileged to do a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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